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Do you even have the idea what I am planning to do?

My only clue to your plan is what you said earlier:

...express a ten digit number as a sum of two prime numbers.

and

...I think I can split up almost every ten digit number using a table of primes of 8 digits

There are 4,238,564 eight digit primes.

There are 25 primes less than 100.

IF you multiply all eight digit primes by all two (and one) digit primes you get

only over 105 million compound numbers. Minus the answers that appear as nine-digit results, you get about 100+ million ten digit numbers.

(This does not include the 404+million 10 digit prime numbers.)

To get all ten-digit numbers made of two primes, you would need prime combinations of one digit and nine digits, one digit and ten digits, two digits and eight digits, three digits, and eight digits ... up to five digits and five digits.

The reason I ask about your computer, is because the results would take a huge amount of space on the computer. I would do it in stages using a six gig thumb drive. Then, copy the results off the thumb drive after each success. Sort them later.

I really don't think there is any such number.

Do you think so?

4,986,195,733 is a ten digit number that has only 70,619 and 70,607 as factors and no other prime factors except for 1.

One! Just a normal computer anybody uses

I am not a millionaire!

I am not a millionaire either. But I have access to two computers. I was wondering if you were splitting the task between more than one computer.

For example one computer could resolve the EVEN 10 digit numbers between 2,000,000,014 and 9,999,999,874. Another computer could resolve the Even numbers between 1,000,000,0002 to 2,000,000,012.

Because the first would be a 2 and a ten digit prime and there are 84,106,688 primes that would qualify.

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If you use a thumb drive for data and results, you could accomplish the first task in less than a day. (Depending on the speed and computer language you use. Using BASIC language my computer can do about 26,000 results in a second.)

Right! I get it now. He would need a two and 10 digit primes to test all the even numbers from 2,000,000,002 to 4,999,999,998. Likewise a single digit (odd) prime and a 10 digit prime for the odd numbers in range.

Note to Agnishom: How many computer do you have for the project?

Agnishom, in a different forum you say:

But first I need to make a list of primes up to ten digits. I am scared about that part

Why do you need the 4,118,054,813 primes? The first 50 million are on the internet. You can download them.

192013

232013

2112013

2122013

2272013

322013

372013

3312013

462013

492013

4222013

4302013

582013

5142013

5262013

5272013

642013

6202013

7122013

7212013

7302013

822013

852013

862013

8172013

8202013

8302013

942013

9142013

9192013

9202013

9222013

9252013

1062013

10132013

10152013

10222013

10252013

10272013

1192013

11142013

12222013

12232013

11302013

11212013

12112013

Do you have the link to the math utilities?

Calendar Magic is a tool for calendars. It has virtually all the calendars in use today. (Even Persian.)

Calendar Magic also has a few Math tools. The program is available at download.cnet.com and I need to warn you that cnet now includes options to download toolbars and other useless bloatware with EVERY download. You download a program LINK. Then click on the link which starts the real download, and tries to entice you to add extras. Each is optional, but you need to read the screens and follow instructions to NOT download them. So, visit downloads.cnet.com and search for Calendar Magic. It works on the PC only.

1142013 is not a prime.

You are right! A most embarrassing error.

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I noticed that the program "Calendar Magic" now comes with math utilities. It is a free download.

One of them is Prime Calculator. I typed in Saturday's date as "462013" and discovered it is a prime. Also, 4062013 is prime, if you prefer a leading zero.

So far there have been 10 prime days this year.

192013, 1142013, 232013, 2112013, 2122013, 2272013, 322013, 372013, 3312013, and 462013.

The next one is 492013. (Also 4092013, if you prefer a leading zero.)

Curious thing. After December 23, 2013, there will not be another prime-day until Thursday, January 5, 2017. That would be 1,108 days without a prime day.

I am not suggesting we stockpile primes, but it wouldn't hurt to keep some around when needed.

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